One person who apparently won’t be shy to voice his disdain with the new financial restrictions is super-agent Scott Boras. It’s no surprise that Boras isn’t a fan of the new rules, after all, many people feel that they were specifically targeted at him to begin with, but the strong language he has used to condemn the new system is somewhat surprising, at least to me:
“There was all forms of artificial behavior in the draft,” Boras told USA TODAY Sports. “The purpose of the draft is that it’s supposed to create parity in the game. You want teams with the greatest needs to get the best available talent.
“That has not been achieved in this draft. It’s created a mockery.”
At first blush, I’m pretty hard pressed to disagree with him. Bud Selig at many points tried to sell the notion that restricting the amount clubs could sign on players would create a system in which players were drafted in order of talent, but there’s simply no way to say that that’s what happened this year.…